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The Polar Bear Paradox

President Biden laid down a climate marker in his inaugural address: “A cry for survival comes from the planet itself. A cry that can’t be any more desperate or any more clear.” He returned to the theme in his speech…

The Myth (And Fake Math) Of ‘Green’ Jobs

“Fool me once,” Stephen King wrote, “shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me three times, shame on both of us.” His adage certainly applies to the myth (and fake math) of green jobs. During the 2020…

Biden’s New Dawn Of Net-Zero Is Looking Like A Dark Day For Labor

Last Labor Day, candidate Joe Biden made an impassioned pitch to leaders and members of the AFL-CIO, America’s largest labor federation. Stressing that “the great American middle class was built by unions,” he jabbed his finger in the air for…

Biden’s Climate Policies Raising Alarm About Environmental Damage

President Biden’s climate blitz already has proved costly to U.S. energy jobs, but concerns are mounting that his executive actions will do nothing to reduce emissions while threatening to wreak enormous environmental damage. The president’s biggest moves — reentering the…

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‘Do-nothing document’: Australian electric vehicle strategy lets emissions keep rising

The Morrison government has ruled out subsidies to encourage people to buy electric or hybrid vehicles, and assumes they will be adopted at a pace that would lead to greenhouse gas emissions from transport increasing over the next decade. A…

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Biden’s Green New Deal Won’t Work Without Mining, Especially For Minerals

As Joe Biden and Kamala Harris take the reins of government and launch their program to “transition” America away from fossil fuels, they need to consider some hard realities. Chief among them is that no Green New Deal can succeed…

AI: ensuring that humans remain in the center

(Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) ) Valuable support or job killer? Artificial intelligence (AI) promises to enhance efficiency of business processes, but also changes the environment of workers. Profitable use of AI technologies for digitization in the energy sector and ways for human beings to remain in the center are studied by the new MeKIDI project coordinated by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The project is aimed at finding a good balance between technical opportunities, company goals, and individual interests.

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Repost for the New Administration: Trans-partisan Plan #1: Addressing Man-Made Global Warming With A Plan That Could Be Supported By Both Democrats and Republicans

By the way, drafts of Biden’s plans released so far has him doing almost the polar opposite of every step I suggest.  The cancellation of individual pipeline projects is just stupid political micro-managing to absolutely no benefit.  (First published September,…

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Repost for the New Administration: Trans-partisan Plan #1: Addressing Man-Made Global Warming With A Plan That Could Be Supported By Both Democrats and Republicans

By the way, drafts of Biden’s plans released so far has him doing almost the polar opposite of every step I suggest.  The cancellation of individual pipeline projects is just stupid political micro-managing to absolutely no benefit.  (First published September,…